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Are there any types of clothes you shouldn't wear after you get an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD)?

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You will have a slight bulge under the skin where the generator is located. It won't be noticeable under clothes. Avoid wearing tight fitting clothing so your surgical cut (incision) will not be irritated.

SOURCES: American Heart Association.

Reviewed by James Beckerman on February 4, 2019

SOURCES: American Heart Association.

Reviewed by James Beckerman on February 4, 2019

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